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How to dig holes in clay

Clay can be a real pain to dig in. Whether its footers for a backyard deck or simply potted plants, this is a great way to make it easier.

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1

Mark your hole

2

Remove the top layer of clay from the marked area

Remove the top layer of clay from the marked area
3

Drill small holes throughout the marked area

Drill as deep as you possibly can.

Drill small holes throughout the marked area
4

Fill the hole with water

Fill the hole with water
5

Wait around 3 hours

This will vary based on the specific soil.

6

Dig away

If the soil is still hard, add water and more time.

Dig away